| May 21, 2012
| 6:21 AM
With no upsets in Saturday's quarterfinals — a 5 over a 4 isn’t really an upset, after all — here’s a glance at tonight’s semifinals at War Memorial. (Hopefully, my buddy Glenn will play more Pearl Jam and Linkin Park and...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Linkin Park, The Killers, Jack White, Rise Against, Bush and Garbage top the list of acts playing the 2012 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas taking place Dec. 8 and 9 at Gibson Amphitheatre.
Also on the bill for the 23rd edition of the show are Fun, M83,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 10:40 AM
One of the greatest moments in bassist Les Claypool’s career came only a few months ago, at a fundraiser for Barack Obama. “It was me, Booker T. Jones and Charlie Musselwhite,” Claypool told me over the phone. “I played ‘...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:25 PM
A year ago, South By Southwest Interactive wasn’t even on JJ Aguhob’s radar. He was hard at work developing a mobile app idea -- a sort of Instagram for videos -- but was still a month away from launch.
A lot has changed.
On Monday, Aguhob,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:37 PM
"God save rock and roll!" a female fan in the crowd shouted.
And, some would argue, that's just what Hell or Highwater did Wednesday night at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa.
The intimate venue filled with the roars of rock fans as the Orange County...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:16 PM
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Eve 6 weren't even legal drinking age when they were presented with their first platinum record. Thus, life came hard...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 2:44 PM
It's safe to say that Gareth Huw Evans is the greatest Welsh director of Indonesian action films. Sony Classics picked up his second feature, “The Raid: Redemption,” to the cheers of Asian-action fans. The story is about a SWAT team sent on...
| Aug 23, 2012
Today Incubus singer Brandon Boyd stopped by Tribune Tower for an interview on our 22nd floor deck. If you think he's difficult and arrogant and the embodiment of what you imagine the frontman of a very successful rock band to be, you're almost...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:47 PM
The People's Choice Awards complete winners list:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (winner)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:57 PM
As it prepares to make Chicago its North American headquarters, the German-based ThyssenKrupp manufacturing company is facing allegations that company supervisors in the city created a hostile and intimidating work environment for an African-American...
| Aug 24, 2012
Brandon Boyd, a giant rock star for nearly the last decade and a half as singer and lyricist for Incubus, arrives in the Tribune Tower lobby by himself.
No publicist. No manager. No entourage. Just a guy in a porkpie hat, comfortable doing an interview...